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I Feel Disconnected

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    I am starting to worry

    that I am not really connected to anyone in my life. People in my life can play vital roles in my times of need, be good company, share ideas, etc, but if one of them died, it would be a shame, but not much more. When my grandad died, it didnt really bother me, the thing that...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Is There Anybody Out There?

     .... Its my own fault. There are people who have tried to reach out to me. There are people who say that they care. The problem is with me.  I just don't know what to do anymore.  I feel like all i can feel is the negative aspects of life. I hate this. I try and...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Valerie's Letter

    I almost feel like reading everyone's stories is a reminder of Valerie's letter Valerie's Letter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2W0-z8EnaM  
    NeoZen NeoZen 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Hopeless: Any Help?

    I am very disconnected: like I am an anti-life person without a soul, dropped in a life. I can speak about life in theory, but in practice all goes into a void...I read and I doen't remember it a couple of minutes after. That makes things difficult in talking to people. I...
    noexperience09 noexperience09 26-30 5 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Not A Problem Reality Is Overrated.

    So whats wrong with being out of synch with the world? A bit of a phase shift can be restful. Of course you need the ability to come back at need...it gets easier with practice. Ok friends a little extra...im taking a vacation from the real world for a bit..im not going to be...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    First Full Day Being Detached. Much Happier...Sort Of :)

    I learned how to do this due to past trauma...how to turn off emotions...I almost forgot how but it turns out to be easy to do again.. I had some new nastiness in my life once again and it got to the breaking point. my only option was to withdraw that part of me. I couldnt...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    Nothing Makes Sense

    I am more than disconnected from the world around me. I am light years away. I watch everything from a distance. And when I am this far away, nothing makes sense. There is no way that I am the only one in this whole screwed up world who thinks the way I do. There is no way I am...
    KnightWolfX KnightWolfX 18-21 1 Response Apr 30, 2013

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    Yet.....

    Strangly connected......go figure!
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 Apr 2, 2010

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    Far Away

    Everyone has always felt far, far away, even though people are drawn to me. People of all kinds, especially those who lost their world, those who are broken. For some reason, I must have been meant as merely an observer rather than a friend. Because I often find that these people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 15, 2013

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    Like A Half Forgotten Dream

    I feel so far away lately, and have for a long time. Like I'm emotionally and mentally not here. There have been times throughout my life when I've felt this, usually just when something fun or exciting is happening, and a lot of what should be enjoyable memories have just...
    UnknownObserver UnknownObserver 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    I feel like I'm a ghost walking the earth.

    People feel my presense, but choose to ignore it. I feel like when I try to reach out to people, my words go in one ear and out the other. My friends have rejected me, just like they have everywhere else I've lived. My family makes presumptions about who I am or what I've been...
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    I've always been shy.

    When I was a kid I never really talked to anyone. I've never had friends. I hung around with people in high school, but was never close with anyone. I was going to say more but I won't go on, basically I just feel disconnected from society. There's no point to a human who can't...
    Obbita Obbita 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I Am Terrific.

    There are many meanings to the word, and most people use it to describe something good or amazing. I, however, am terrifically disconnected from those around me.Terrific, adjective;Of great size, amount, or intensity. It makes sense, considering how much time I literally spend by...
    AzuraSkies AzuraSkies 16-17 Apr 20, 2013

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    From Other People

    It's funny to think about all of the things we have now in order to connect with other people and stay connected. And hell if you can't make connections to other people in real life (which everyone seems to be incapable of doing now) there is the internet, where you can pretty...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    Right now, I feel as

    if someone I care about is ignoring me. I don't want to let it affect me so strongly, but it does. I graduated recently, and the experience made me feel really happy. But now, people are constantly reminding me about it, through Facebook. Now, I feel as if I'm focusing more on...
    UubrixLila UubrixLila 22-25, F Jun 27

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    Hard Time

    I have a hard time connecting with the world. I actually don't connect with people at all in real life. I have some online friends I feel connected to somewhat because we share some similar experiences, but overall, I feel very disconnected from everything except my own inner...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    I feel like there is no one

    that really sticks around anymore. Like they know I'll always be here, but they take advantage of that as if I don't need the same thing I'm giving them.
    imjon imjon 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    A Little Disconnected Today

    I feel so disconnected I don't even feel like sharing a story for this one right now.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20, 2012

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    Still Trying To Connect...

    There are some signs that make it pretty obvious that I am supposed to be distant from some people for some reason. Whatever that reason is-I don't know. And I honestly don't want to find out why. It must be for a good reason. Good reasons are often the ones I don't like.It is...
    KnightWolfX KnightWolfX 18-21 Apr 21, 2013

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    Out This World

    i am living in this world even though i feel so disconnected alot time i feel living here even though it feels like i am only person left here in this world
    roadofdarkness roadofdarkness 36-40 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    My friends are all going on Spring Break

    together and they didn't ask me..I go to a dfferent college than they do... But it's weird because I don't even know if I would actually want to go...but still..it's weird that they didn't even ask me? I don't know../:
    kittenkate kittenkate 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    ?!

    When I reach out to someone, I feel farther away from them than I did before. When I try to love someone, they pull away. When I try to connect, people become more distant. I wonder what I am doing so wrong. Am I really so scary that people want to go away?
    num83rs num83rs 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    I deeply feel disconnected.

    . I'm building walls to keep people out, to see who's cares enough to break into them. As the clock ticks, I'm drawn more into myself.. I feel like I have much to say, yet I'm too numb to speak, hoping someone will just pull the words out of me.. Does anyone Really care...?
    ShallowPink ShallowPink 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Disconnected

    I have a boyfriend, we've been together for about two years. I only get to see him once a week. I care about him a lot and he says the same about me. But I feel so disconnected from him. I feel so lonely.
    aas2575 aas2575 22-25, F Nov 9, 2012

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    Rejection

    so the one girl at my skool thinks im a complete freak because she saw my cuts and later found out i never stopped cutting. she seems pissed (im not trying to date her she already has a boyfreind) i feel disconnected from her now.
    Anastas17 Anastas17 18-21, T 2 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    The Other End Of The Line

    I accept the fact that no one understands meIt's okay that they don't understand meunderstanding someone as complex as me is difficult to do.What's not okay is that when I try to communicate with someonesometimes within my own familyThey don't seem to hear me.It's like being on...
    KnightWolfX KnightWolfX 18-21 Apr 20, 2013

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    Sorry. It's my fault.

    It seems like whether it's in person,txting, social apps, etc. Everybody feels like I'm trying to ignore them. I'm not. I'm sorry. Things are just weird now that I'm back.
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    nothing feels real and it has felt like this

    for so long i can not be bothered feeling like this anymore. i am a robot everything i do have no control over. it is like my body is being normal for my brain. im so ******* scared i will go insane. i am so disconnected
    luceybows luceybows 22-25, F Jun 1

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    It is not that you are disconnected.

    You are buying into society by saying so. Those who feel as if they are 'disconnected' just happen to live and breathe on a higher wavelength of energy. They will never know what it feels like. They are the ones that are disconnected. We are the ones who truly are connected...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    The Group Desciption Is Me... I Want A New Line...

    I can't make local friends, I can't keep long distance lovers (some solely online first, dumped five times since 1998) and people flinch at either my intellect, disability, non-stereotypical opinion on "relationships" or pansexuality.I'm starting a new connection for outsiders...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    The Barrier Between Me and the World

    Separated, floating in suspension like i am an alien on planet earth, an alien in my family; i am truly the thing dropped off by fed X.  i mean I've always heard the bible verse we are in the world but not of it, but I'm not sure this is the kind of detachment...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 35 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Making Friends Is a Chore

    I have old friends, the guys I knew back in school - it took me almost all of secondary school to forge a bond with them, and I do feel like part of a group with a shared past and identity, but we're all over the country at uni now and I need local friends. I don't understand why...
    winstonwelles winstonwelles 26-30, M 6 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Sick Of Pretending To Care

    I'm sick of my character that pretends to care for the others just to "look normal". I've created this persona in order to avoid conflicts with relatives either way i wouldn't get what i wanted. So i created this persona, which is a caring, listening, type of person; basically it...
    Hatamor Hatamor 18-21 Apr 9, 2013

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    There Yet Not There

    I'm not really sure how to explain this one adequately.  I know lots of people at the place I work, dealing with the public daily and I try to be friendly anyway it simply happens.  Literally I have hundreds of what one might call acquaintances, people I work with...
    FranzJosef FranzJosef 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    I'm Tired Of Feeling So Detatched

    Sometimes I just feel like I'm going along doing what I'm supposed to be doing. My body is doing whatever I'm supposed to while my mind is only half focused on it. The best way I can describe it as is as if I'm hiding in my own head. I carry on conversations without putting real...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    Maybe This Is Just Who I Am

    Have you ever seen Alice In Wonderland? I remember seeing that movie for the first time. I watched, keenly aware of how much I grinned as she went on her fantastic journey. I was no stranger to delusional adventures. Being my fathers only child, and living with him nearly all the...
    MusicLoveAndPeace MusicLoveAndPeace 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    I skate downhill and

    that doesn't help my mental health but I ******* love it!
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Mar 17

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    Helped Only To Be Helpless!!!

    Sept. 25 I was stabbed 5 times for nothing trying to help a friend. That night I found out I was pregnant. Oct 1 I started bleeding and went to the hospital they told me we would wait to see if it would get better but it didn't I lost my baby. Shortly after I lost my job, my...
    unwantedconfusion unwantedconfusion 18-21, F Jan 27, 2013

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    Disconnected

    Disconnected, That’s me, I feel like a cord, That’s been unplugged, Please, Somebody, Plug me in, So I can live again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 3, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    If I tell anyone I know that I pretty much always feel lonely, I'll probably be smacked in the face and get called dramatic. I just moved to a new city recently, so I guess now I...
    0hman 0hman 16-17, F Jul 21

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    My boyfriend and I met a few days before I had to leave to work abroad for 5 months. We fell right into love and have been connected and happy for the past 3 and a half months...
    firefly2610 firefly2610 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I don't know why but I just can't. I can tell when people love me but I can't love them back, I just don't feel it no matter how hard I try. It's like I'm disconnected from...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    there's nothing like staying happy it's just a temporary feeling that you get for sometime .....i don't know if it happens to other people or it's just with me but whenever i'm...
    imconfusedasalways imconfusedasalways 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am anything but alone but I feel like it. I have been in my relationship for 13 yrs. my partner has had it pretty rough. She's battled with depression, anxiety, and panic which...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    To danced in the rain with you my loveThe rain falls as it swirls and dances around usCalling beckoning us to join the rain ...Feeling it as it slides down our skinIt lights up our...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Im feeling really choked up right now its really difficult to breath idk what to do and think... I thought i was strong. Thought i got over her already i'd be fine without her i...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I feel numb mostly emotionally numb not enjoying anything I used to bit caring enough my enthusiasm has gone I wish I was younger I wish I was 8 again where I was oblivious to...
    KTRose KTRose 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    When you have the perfect rainy weather, coffee in your hands and Ed Sheeran playing on the radio...something inside you just feels perfectly dreamy! http://youtu.be/WpyfrixXBqU
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I need someone to talk I feel down :'(
    bleszy bleszy 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Midnight concert for one via Skype last night. Feeling so spoiled and special. Acoustic guitar always melts me.
    BarefootBliss BarefootBliss 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    My mum and dad went away for a week on holiday last week and as I'm a teen I immediately had people round (which they knew about.) I had a few gatherings at my house over the week...
    nanny95 nanny95 18-21, F 7 hrs ago